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Essex Blind Charity

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Essex Blind Charity
Read House
23 The Esplanade
Frinton on Sea
CO13 9AU

Public phone: 01255 673654 / 01206 548196


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Advice, information and support for blind and visually impaired people, their relatives and carers. Information Centre open in Colchester Monday to Friday 10 am to 2 pm. Other resource centres in Frinton, Chelmsford, Clacton, Braintree, Brentwood and others (call for details) . Also run a residential home in Frinton for elderly visually impaired people. Respite and short breaks can be arranged. Home visiting service. Telephone support – 01206 548196.

Target group: Blind and visually impaired people and their families and carers.

Area served: Essex

How to contact: Call in, phone or write.


Monday: 9am - 4.30pm

Tuesday: 9am - 4.30pm

Wednesday: 9am - 4.30pm

Thursday: 9am - 4.30pm

Friday: 9am - 4.30pm


Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: No

Access notes: 

Other information

Languages other than English:

Charity number: 1103732

Year established: 1920

Staffing: 28 full time, 25 part time + volunteers.

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Record last checked: 20 June 2017


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